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John Garey Fitness & Pilates
6547 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA 90803

Contact:
t: 562-598-8585
f: 480-393-4714

John Garey
Master Instructor Trainer
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Heather Lawson
Lead Instructor Trainer
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Mary Jo Ketterhagen-Ida
Lead Instructor Trainer
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Julia Bourne
Instructor Trainer

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Jamie Casey
Instructor Trainer
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Eden Paul
Instructor Trainer
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Chase Owens
Instructor Trainer
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licensed training center

John Garey Fitness & Pilates

About:

The newly expanded studio features designated rooms for a variety of workouts and programs. The 5,800 square foot facility features the following spaces: Reception/Pro Shop, Private Pilates Training Room, a Loft for our Barre classes, Group Fitness Room, Group Pilates Equipment Room, Personal Training Room, and a designated Spinning™ Room.

Our fully-equipped fitness and Pilates studio features Merrithew™ Equipment including 3 V2 Max Plus Reformers, 4 Rack & Roll Reformers, 6 SPX® Reformers, 1 V2 Max Rehab Reformer, 1 Cadillac, 2 Spring Walls, 12 Split-Pedal Stability Chairs, 2 Ladder Barrels, Arc Barrels, Spine Correctors and a variety of other top of the line fitness equipment. We specialize in fitness education, including STOTT PILATES, TRX, CORE, ZEN•GA, SPINNING, and JGFIT – a program designed to prepare people to become certified personal trainers.

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The Intensive Program

The STOTT PILATES Intensive program is for fitness and health professionals. This program prepares you to teach STOTT PILATES Level 1 Matwork and equipment-based repertoires safely, effectively and with confidence.

Intensive Mat-Plus™ (IMP)

LEVEL: 1      40 hours
Winter 2017 | February 17-19, 24-26, March 4-5
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Spring 2017 | June 2-7, 9-10
Friday-Wednesday 12pm-5:30pm
   
​Fall 2017 | September 8-10, 15-17, 22-23
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Intensive Reformer (IR)

LEVEL: 1      50 hours
Winter 2017 | January 20-22, 27-29, February 4-5, 11-12
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Spring 2017 | March 31-April 2, 7-9, 22-23, 29-30
Friday-Wednesday 12pm-5:30pm
   
​Spring 2017 | June 12-17, 19-22
Monday-Saturday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | October 6-8, 13-15, 21-22, 28-29
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Intensive Cadillac (ICAD)

LEVEL: 1    25 hours
Spring 2017 | March 17-19, 24-25
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | October 6-8, 13-14
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Intensive Stability Chair™ (ICHR)

LEVEL: 1    15 hours
​Fall 2016 | November 11-13
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Spring 2017 | March 31-April 2
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | October 20-22
Friday-Sunday 12pm-5:30pm
   

Intensive Barrels (IBRL)

LEVEL: 1    10 hours
Fall 2016 | November 18-19
Friday-Saturday 12pm-5:30pm
   
Spring 2017 | April 7-8
Friday-Saturday 12pm-5:30pm
   
​Fall 2017 | October 27-28
Friday-Saturday 12pm-5:30pm
   

The Comprehensive Program

Designed for those with some movement training and exposure to Pilates, Comprehensive courses cover functional anatomy and the practical skills needed to develop effective and motivating Level 1 Matwork and equipment-based programs.

There are currently no Comprehensive courses scheduled at this location.

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The Advanced Program

The Advanced program consists of Level 2 courses in Matwork, Reformer, and Cadillac, Chair & Barrels. Completion of the Advanced program is required for full certification.

Advanced Matwork (AM)

LEVEL: 2      6 hours
Spring 2017 | June 11
Sunday 11am-5:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | September 24
Sunday 11am-5:30pm
   

Advanced Reformer (AR)

LEVEL: 2      18 hours
Summer 2017 | June 23-25
Friday 11am-5:30pm | Saturday-Sunday 12pm-6:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | November 3-5
Friday 11am-5:30pm | Saturday-Sunday 12pm-6:30pm
   

Advanced Cadillac (ACAD)

LEVEL: 2      6 hours
​Fall 2016 | November 6
Sunday 11am-5:30pm
   
Spring 2017 | March 26
Sunday 12pm-6:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | October 15
Sunday 12pm-6:30pm
   

Advanced Stability Chair™ (ACHR)

LEVEL: 2      3 hours
Fall 2016 | November 20
Sunday 11am-2pm
   
Spring 2017 | April 9
Sunday 12pm-3pm
   
Fall 2017 | October 29
Sunday 12pm-3pm
   

Advanced Barrels (ABRL)

LEVEL: 2      3 hours
Fall 2016 | November 20
Sunday 2:30pm-5:30pm
   
Spring 2017 | April 9
Sunday 3:30pm-6:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | October 29
Sunday 3:30pm-6:30pm
   

Injuries & Special Populations

The STOTT PILATES Injuries & Special Populations course equips you with the skills required to address a broad range of physical challenges among your clients. Completion of ISP is required for full certification.

Injuries & Special Populations (ISP)

           24 hours
Fall 2016 | December 10-11, 17-18
Saturday-Sunday 11:30am-6pm
   
Summer 2017 | July 15-16, 22-23
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-6:30pm
   
Fall 2017 | November 4-5, 11-12
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-6:30pm
   

The Rehabilitation Program

The Rehabilitation program is specifically for licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists, sports medicine professionals and chiropractors wishing to integrate modified STOTT PILATES exercises for injury prevention and rehabilitation into their practices.

Rehab courses are available at many of our training locations worldwide.  Please click here for a complete listing of training options worldwide.  Currently, training isn’t offered at this location, but and check back regularly for updates.

ZEN•GA Courses

ZEN•GA is an innovative fusion of exercise science and mindful movement that brings about clarity of the mind while releasing body tension through purposeful movement. ZEN represents the search for inner discovery, while YOGA symbolizes the way to reach it. Together they form ZEN•GA, which is based on Four Mindful Movement Principles: breath, support, yield and flow. When applied together, these principles allow you to become aware of how the body and the mind move in tandem. ZEN•GA focuses on core stability, stamina and resilience while attaining a state of presence. The increase in demand on your neuromuscular system allows you to reap the benefits of improved strength, clarity and overall fitness.

ZEN•GA™ Instructor Foundation Course, Equipment

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Spring 2017 | May 13
Saturday 11am-7pm

ZEN•GA™ Instructor Foundation Course, Mat

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
​Summer 2017 | August 12
Saturday 11am-7pm


CORE Courses

Take your workouts to the next level with our CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training – developed exclusively by Merrithew experts. This unique training program focuses on functional fitness targeting core strength and kinesthetic awareness leading to improvements in total-body strength and power. This multi-layered system is designed for both novice and high-level athletes.

CORE™ Instructor Foundation Course

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Spring 2017 | May 13
Saturday 11am-7pm
​Fall 2017 | October 14
Saturday 11am-7pm


Total Barre Courses

Total Barre is a high-energy program that focuses on strength, flexibility, stamina and dynamic stability by combining elements from Pilates, dance, cardio and strength training. Programming is driven by music which increases coordination, motivation and improve movement quality. Incorporating the Total Barre Foundational Principles, this program teaches choreography, exercise essence and correct biomechanics of movements as well as how to cue effectively and safely to music.

Total Barre™ Instructor Foundation Course

LEVEL: 1      7 hours
Spring 2017 | April 29
Saturday 10am-6pm
   
​Summer 2017 | September 16
Saturday 10am-6pm
   

Workshops/Exams

This area may include upcoming Continuing Education workshops, Exam Preparation workshops and Practical & Written Exam dates. Please note only Continuing Education workshops qualify for CECs. No prerequisites required.

Continuing Education Workshops

March 11-12 CEC workshop conference TBD
May 6-7 CEC workshop conference TBD
September 30-October 1 CEC workshop conference TBD
December 2-3 CEC workshop conference TBD

Upcoming Exam Schedule

Saturday January 21 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday February 11 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday May 13 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday June 10 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday July 29 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday August 26 Practical
12:15pm-5pm
Saturday September 23 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday October 21 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday November 18 Practical 12:15pm-5pm
Saturday December 16 Practical 12:15pm-5pm